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Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa

16 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

  Move aside Baby Shark, here comes the Fish with the Pig-Like Snout!    This one is fun for the kids! First, they can learn how to memorize and say the full name of Hawaiʻi’s state fish, the humuhumunukunukuaāpuaʻa. (Hint: take it slow, sound it…

Historical Hawai’i | Feather Capes

15 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

  If you plan to visit one of our Honolulu Museums that specialize in Native Hawaiian art and culture, you may come across a display case with a feather cape, or ʻahu ʻula. These historical artifacts are huge, each with a unique color pattern –…

Hike of the Week | Pu‘u Ma‘eli‘eli Pillbox Hike

14 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

    Highlights of the Hike: The final stretch of the trail features a 80 degree view atop a bunker of Kaneohe Bay, extending from Kailua all the way to Chinaman’s Hat.The teal blue hues of the ocean meet the Ko’olau Mountain Range at this…

Ocean Medicine ~ Visual Therapy

13 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

  Luckily for those of us on-island during the past few weeks, the shelter-in-place orders have always allowed for ocean activities (though beach walks were restricted for a while), allowing us to take advantage of the incredibly reviving benefits of the ocean.    Whether on…

On the Menu | Shave Ice

12 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

  What is the perfect sweet cold treat to break the heat of a sunny beach day? Shave Ice, for sure. Super-finely shaved ice is flavored with sweet flavored syrups and served with an ever-expanding variety of add-ons. There are shave ice places all over…

Kama’aina Discount | Can I Get It?

11 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

Youʻre waiting in line for Bishop Museum, the Honolulu Aquarium, a car or bike rental, etc., etc. Above the cashier’s desk, you see a list of rates with the usual discounts for seniors, military and children, and Kamaʻaina rate. What is this? It’s basically a…

Mother’s Day Lei

10 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

  Celebrate your mother, auntie, and loved ones with a sweet fragrant flower lei sent all the way from Hawai’i for Mother’s Day. When choosing a lei for Mom, consider a tuberose or plumeria strand filled with fresh, sweet aromas! The Hawaiian Lei Company has…

From the Air | Moloka’i Coastline

08 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

  Thinking of travelling to one of the neighbor islands? You may see some options on the smaller craft airlines like Mokulele Airlines. These little planes seat about 8 passengers. They’re not the right fit for every traveller, but on a clear weather day, you…

Hike of The Week | Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail

07 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

    Makapuʻu beach and Rabbit Island. Photo by Bob Linsdell Featured Hike of the Week ~ Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail   Highlights of the Hike: This beautiful trail winds around hills and cliffs at the very end of the Ko’olau mountain range. The views alternate…

Good to Know | Hawai’i Island

06 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

    You may have heard the term “Hawaiʻi Island”. Not to be confused with Hawaiʻi, the group of 8 islands,  Hawaiʻi Island is the largest, youngest, and most southern island of the archipelago and home to Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the world…

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